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AlumniU Winter 2017 Programming
AlumniU - UChicago's new online learning platform exclusively for alumni - is excited to announce our Winter 2017 content.

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Some writers express their thoughts on the election of 2016
A collection of articles from alums who are active opinion writers and commentators.

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Vote of confidence
A start­‑up founded by three alumni helps voters think beyond the presidential race. Read the full article here.

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Webvideo: University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra plays Saint-Saëns, Danse Macabre
During the October 26, 2013, annual Halloween concert in costume, the University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, directed by Barbara Schubert, played Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns' Danse Macabre, Op. 40.

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U Chicago to Freshmen: Don't Expect Safe Spaces
After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect.

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Webvideo: Arts, Science, & Culture Initiative: Magnifying Identity
Jan Brugger (MFA candidate, Visual Arts, UChicago) and K. Supriya (PhD candidate, Evolutionary Biology, UChicago) combine biological reality and imagination to create works of art representing the lives and structures of ants.

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No magic show: Real-world levitation to inspire better pharmaceuticals
It’s not a magic trick and it’s not sleight of hand – scientists really are using levitation to improve the drug development process, eventually yielding more effective pharmaceuticals with fewer side effects.

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Webblog: Black Youth Project launches unique survey of young voters
A new survey launched by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago uncovers the differences among young voters, who currently make up the largest and most diverse generation in the United States.

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Watch the Special Live Taping of “The Axe Files” with Jon Stewart
On May 9, the IOP welcomed Jon Stewart for a special live taping of "The Axe Files" podcast, hosted by IOP Director David Axelrod.

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Pritzker SOM Class 2018: 'Rude' Video
Parody of "Rude" by the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

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Class of 2016 Pritzker SOM: 'I Don't Know' Video
Parody of "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen by the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Class of 2016

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What happens when you mix Law School students with ice water?
An ALS ice bucket challenge was accepted by Amy Gardner, JD '02, Dean of Students, faculty and students of the University of Chicago Law School.

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The Grumpy Economist: University Debt
Bloomberg has a story on the University of Chicago's big debt expansion. Obviously, it's a topic around faculty lounges too.

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The Boys and Girls of Autumn (In NYC)
The UChicago Alumni Softball Team has been playing other coed alumni teams in Central Park for over 20 years. Will Adams, AB 97, provides a recap of the team's 2013 tournament on Randall's Island.

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A Chance To Mentor and A Chance To Learn
In a two part article, Steve Byun, AM '01, recounts how he was involved with the creation of the Alumni Club's APDP Program and found an intern in Matthew Pellegrino, AB '11. Matthew relates the impact of this internship on his current career path.

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Reunited (with dorm life) and it feels so good
Dorm-living doesn't seem so great until you've seen the other side. (This is an excerpt from a Maroon article dated Oct 23, 3013).

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College Essay Conundrum
A high school student's musings on writing essays for her college applications

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Podcast: How I Got Into College
In this podcast from 'This American Life', Booth School of Business Professor Emir Kamenica relates his life story from a 13 year refugee in war torn Bosnia to a Harvard undergrad - and the role a stolen public library book played.

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NYC Rallies: Good Triumphs over Evil
New York City Central Park run to remember youngest Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard

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From Statistics to Theater: My Unusual Career Path
Anna Fishbeyn, AB'93 & AM'95, opens up about her path into Theater as a playwright, actress and producer.

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Albany, New York and Austin, Texas
A blog of two state capitals by Eduardo Vidal, AB '78, JD '81

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Video Link: William Stewart Halsted
Check out the award winning documentary of three UChicago alums! The documentary explores the life and work of Dr. William Stewart Halsted, one of America's greatest surgeons.

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Witness to the struggles of the poorest victims of Hurricane Sandy
Dr. Ellen Isaacs, AB'65, writes of her first hand experiences as a volunteer in a shelter for victims of Hurricane Sandy

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Networked vs. Hierarchical Thinking
How to be more effective at work by understanding two thinking styles. By Katharine Bierce, AB '10

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Things to Know About Living in NYC
Read real estate agent Gabriel Zapata's, AB'06, insider perspective on living in the Big Apple, then let us know what else you'd add to the list!

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Indiana Jones Mystery Package
The mystery has been solved and it will be on display at the Oriental Institute Museum. Story by By William Harms. December 19, 2012

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An alumna, a marathon and Hurricane Sandy
After Hurricane Sandy hit the region, Jessica Lent, AB'06, channeled the energy she reserved for the NYC Marathon to assist her city and fellow New Yorkers.

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The Ten Most Beautiful School Libraries In The World
Look to see which UofC library ranks. Credit to Tracy Yuen Manty (AB'91) for spotting the article.

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Big City, Big Oppourtunities
By Dalita Balassanian, AB’01, Co-Vice President of the Alumni Club of New York

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The wishbone-C stands for controversy
Who first wore the wishbone-C, and who designed it? Two articles by Paul Lukas of ESPN.com

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